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Orange Earns Auditor of State Award with Distinction

Posted Date: 05/06/2022

Orange Earns Auditor of State Award with Distinction

After its recent annual financial audit by Auditor of State Keith Faber’s office, good record keeping has qualified the Orange City School District for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. Orange is one of only seven Ohio school districts to receive this exemplary award.

“We are proud to share this good news with Orange Schools residents regarding the Auditor of State Award with Distinction,” said Todd Puster, Orange Schools treasurer,” said Todd Puster, Orange Schools treasurer. “A special thank you goes to the District treasurer’s office staff for all their meticulous work that allowed us to earn this recognition.”

“This award recognizes the hard work of fiscal offices to keep clean, accurate records,” said Auditor Faber. “Their efforts go a long way toward making Ohio more efficient, effective, and transparent.”

The Auditor of State Award with Distinction is given to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit and who meet the criteria of a “clean” audit report: This includes filing a financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office by the statutory due date, without extension, via the Hinkle System, on a GAAP accounting basis and prepare a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; the audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Uniform Guidance (Single Audit) findings or questioned costs; and the entity’s management letter contains no comments.